To meet the needs of our significant roll growth, we are seeking to appoint a passionate teacher of design and visual communication (and possibly fashion design technology) to join our expanding team and teach in our middle and senior schools (Y7–13). This is a full-time, permanent appointment which will commence in January 2022.
The technology department is a very well-resourced, collaborative department that delivers innovative future focused design thinking to dynamic and dedicated students.
Scots College is a co-educational IB World School in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand and is comprised of three schools in one; preparatory (Y1–6), middle (Y7–10) and senior (Y11–13). We offer a vibrant learning environment for our students and recognise that working in groups, thinking critically and solving problems are just as important as the knowledge we give them. At Scots, a future focused education equips each student to thrive now and, in their futures, to learn. For life.
Applicants should have:
Potential ability to teach both the IB Diploma and NCEA
A passion for, and the ability to promote and deliver design and visual Communication (spatial and product design) at junior and senior levels
Experience delivering digital 3D architectural and product design software
The ability/willingness to use digital modelling/manufacturing equipment would be advantageous
Subject knowledge of working with compliant textiles and the willingness to develop and deliver a fashion design course at senior is also desirable
Superior communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organisational and time management skills
A desire to foster excellence
The ability to promote learning
A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.
If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part of a dynamic teaching environment and would enjoy the challenges of this exciting role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
How to apply
Please send covering letter and current CV (with teacher certification details, teaching subjects, and the details of your referees). Please include examples of student work and/or past projects briefs. Submit electronically to: